Administrative Center for Sustainability and Energy Management
February 2017
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Sustainability Spotlight

Meet Rice Environmental Society President Bethany Fowler

We met with Bethany Fowler (Jones ‘17) to discuss the Rice Environmental Society, oceans, and powderpuff football.
>> Read the interview

From the Sustainability Office

Ways to Love the Planet This Valentine's Day

As candy hearts and roses remind us it's time to shower our loved ones with affection, our office shares little things you can do to show the Earth some love, too.
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Campus Sustainability News

Seventh Green Dorm Initiative launches Feb. 5

The annual Green Dorm Initiative is around the corner for Rice students. The three-week event will be held until Feb. 26. 
>> Read more

Rice Bikes moves to new location

Looking for more space, Rice Bikes will operate out of the Housing and Dining garage.
>> Read more

Coffeehouse free-drink policy encourages green habits

Student-owned business changes customer rewards program to apply only to reusable mugs.
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Student and Alumni News

From Houston to UK: reflections on sustainability

Rice Alum Michael Donatti (Duncan '16) explains the differences in sustainability from his home, Houston, and his new location, Bristol, United Kingdom.
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ACSEM welcomes new interns

Freshmen Emma Foster, Jennifer Fu, and Katherine Zoellmer, and sophomore Niki Parekh join the team as sustainability interns.
>> Read more

TFCCA visits Sen. Ted Cruz

The new club wastes no time getting involved, arranging protests and meeting with legislative staff at Sen. Cruz's Houston office.
>> Read more

Teaching and Research News

Rice and the reef: Earth Science students explore outdoor classroom in Belize

Rice Earth Science professor Andre Droxler led a graduate seminar to the coral reefs of Belize to examine the reef's health and the impacts of climate change.
>> Watch the video

Evangelical views differ on climate, evolution

A Rice study finds religion drives skepticism about evolution, but not climate change.
>> Read more

Shell Center announces fellowship awards for 2016

Rice's Shell Center for Sustainability grants three fellowships for postdoctoral research fellows.
>> Read more 

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